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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by pvnisher » Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:57 am

Two thoughts on the the "but for" lability.

1) saying "but for" is a great set up for a 5th grade joke

2) in Japan if you're involved in an accident, you are automatically assessed fault and some liability. Normally 10 percent minimum. If you're stopped at a light and someone rear ends you, you are at least 10 percent to blame because if you hadn't been there, the crash might not have happened.

Definitely at odds with the American mindset, but lines up with the Japanese collective mindset.
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by Trotter » Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:15 pm

4thPlaceAtFieldDay wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:25 pm
I always wondered if Fenn made the mistake of hiding it on public land. If someone found it on public land, couldn't the government claim ownership of the property? Hence, the finder of the treasure would need to remain anonymous.
If i found it, id want anonymity also. Keep 100% of the treasure instead of paying tax on it. Also, so you wouldn't get robbed.

I hope Fenn releases the information on where it was though. Wouldnt it be hilarious if it was right off a 14er trail.
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by d_baker » Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:54 pm

Trotter wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:15 pm
Wouldnt it be hilarious if it was right off a 14er trail.
Yahoo! has a picture of the Bells with their story on it....
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by CaptCO » Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:07 pm

Just saying yahoo is probably one of the least credible news sources. They aren’t even grammatically correct half the time :lol:
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by d_baker » Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:10 pm

And I should have posted this :lol: with the Yahoo! mention...as I'm sure they've looked deep into the mystery!
I think it's b.s. either way.
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by Wentzl » Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:46 pm

2 words.

FAKE NEWS
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by pvnisher » Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:57 pm

Fake that it was found?
Or fake that it existed?
It's plausible, but very hard to prove.
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by Wentzl » Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:47 pm

pvnisher wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:57 pm
Fake that it was found?
Or fake that it existed?
It's plausible, but very hard to prove.
Found or Existed, take your pick.

What is plausible? That an old guy buried millions of dollars of gold and gems and invited the world to go look for it or that people would want to believe that he did?

Sorry, still living in the real world.
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by Stratosfearsome » Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:58 pm

It is probably an empty chest with a note inside that reads: "the treasure is the journey and all the friends you made along the way."
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by douglas » Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:18 pm

My parents know Forest Fenn. While he never told them anything specifically about the treasure they believe he is kooky enough to have done something like that.
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by Somewhat of a Prick » Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:20 pm

douglas wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:18 pm
My parents know Forest Fenn. While he never told them anything specifically about the treasure they believe he is kooky enough to have done something like that.
What, faked the whole thing?
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Re: Fenn's treasure

Post by douglas » Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:58 am

No, to actually hide a treasure.
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